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Magdalen College Accommodation

High Street, Oxford OX1 4AU, England
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Magdalen College Accommodation
Ranked #77 of 82 Oxford B&B and Inns
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Frankfurt, Germany
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I booked for four nights at the Waynflete building - the contemporary-looking, not the Harry Pottery one. I find it hard to put my opinion about this place into words. To start with, the smell... the smell of the room was atrocious, as it if it hasn't been cleaned for ages. Which is probably the case as the dust on... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2013

Booked a night in the Waynflete building whilst visiting Oxford what a let down. I can't imagine what the poor students think when they arrive at such an establishment considering some of them are from wealthy families and others would pay a high price to study and stay at such a well known college. Surprised there is no preventative maintenance... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2013

I booked a room at Magdalen because my friend who was getting married went to this college. When I checked in at the college "porter", they handed me some keys and informed me that I was staying in a building across the bridge from the rest of the college (the beautiful part), in a modern building and, not a joke,... More

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Cirencester, United Kingdom
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30 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2013

spent the night in one of the inner quad twin rooms on a weekend with friends in Oxford, rooms that truly demonstrate life as an undergraduate probably for hundreds of years. Going into the newer rooms on the high street the other side of the bridge (Wavleigh) will NOT give you anything like the same experience so only do that... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2012 via mobile

Rooms are very basic. Especially the furniture is in dire straits . Also there is no tv. On the other hand the college is exquisite nostalgic history rich passages reminding on student times. Personnel (often students living and also working in the college) is extremely friendly and helpfull. But bottom line no value for money (night rate).

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Lancs UK
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10 hotel reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2012

We - Three seniors - stayed in student rooms in the Quad ie inside the walls, of Magdalen College, Oxford in August 2012.Very beautiful college buildings and grounds. On the High Street so right in the heart of the city. The rooms are very basic ( furniture and fittings very old and well used and scruffy.) There is a fridge... More

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Victoria, Canada
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58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2012

Single room, shared bathroom, no sink in room (yet description on website says “most have sinks”). Mini-fridge (not sure it’s working well; it’s not very cool). Wi-fi included (unsecured). Mirror. Enough electrical outlets in room. Newish drapes. Room only, no breakfast. No hair-blower in room, but I borrowed one from the Porters’ Lodge. A heater is mentioned in the notes,... More

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28 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2011

I stayed with a friend in a twin student room in the 1960s Waynflete Building - perfectly clean accommodation but generations of students have left it a bit tatty round the edges ! Possibly not ideal for a romantic weekend, but it was cheap and good value (£62 per night for the room). Decent towels and toiletries were provided (the... More

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Tulsa, Oklahoma
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29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2011

I booked this accommodation through another website and was pretty excited about it, based on the reviews I had seen and the fact that I had stayed in Oxford as a student at one of the colleges several years earlier. When we arrived at Magdalen though, I was disappointed that we would not be staying in the part of Magdalen... More

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Scranton, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2010

I stayed in the Waynflete building, a 1950's annex just across the river from the main part of Magdalen college. It's roughly a 10 minute walk to central Oxford, and just across the street from the Botanic Gardens. The room was old but clean, with a fantastically comfortable mattress. Bathrooms were likewise old but clean. The room was very large,... More

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Address: High Street, Oxford OX1 4AU, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Oxfordshire > Oxford
Also Known As:
Magdalen College Hotel Oxford

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